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The public no longer has access to the Tangerine Landfill, which closed almost a month ago on Dec. 1.
Citizens of Marana can expect to hear more from Marana Town Staff in the month of February. Staff will be officially revising its current Strategic Plan in March, but not before visiting civic centers, local businesses, and homeowners associations to receive input for what the Town is calling the Strategic Plan II.
Oro Valley traffic alert
NPCCC chamber seeks awards nominations
Overnight fire keeps firefighters working into the early morning
A primary election contest for two seats on the Marana Town Council is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8.
Focusing on achievements is worthwhile
Pima County officials have written a proposal designed to end the stalemate with Marana over wastewater treatment.
On March 8, Marana voters will determine who will fill two open seats on the Marana Town Council. In last week’s paper, The Explorer ran responses to questions about issues impacting the town from three of the four council candidates: incumbents Russell Clanagan and Roxanne Ziegler, and newcomer David Bowen. This week, candidate Jeffrey Gray weighs in on the same issues regarding the Marana Regional Landfill and Marana’s wastewater.
On March 8, Marana voters will determine who will fill two open seats on the Marana Town Council. Incumbents Roxanne Ziegler and Russell Clanagan are being challenged by newcomers David Bowen and Jeffrey Gray. Mayor Ed Honea is running unopposed.
A year has passed. The year 2010 is about to fade into “bolivian”, as Mike Tyson said after his last fight. He meant to say “oblivion”; instead, the furious, troubled and tattooed Tyson, who was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame this year, raised eyebrows in an entire South American nation.
9/80 Club generates 300 toys
Races are taking final shape for Town of Marana elections this spring.
Letters to the editor published in the November 24, 2010, edition of The Explorer.
Letters to the editor published in the November 17, 2010, edition of The Explorer.
This is not intended as a debate on whether the Marana Town Council made the correct decision Nov. 3, when it voted 5-1 to rezone a parcel of land owned by Vice Mayor Herb Kai, and to accept a development agreement allowing a 430-acre commercial landfill on the town’s western edge.
Explorer staff report
Among the comments presented to the Marana Town Council on the Marana Regional Landfill proposal last Wednesday, Nov. 3.
We don’t want pot shops on every corner
After months of talking by others, the Marana Town Council voted 5-1 on Nov. 3 to approve a zoning change and related development agreement that would allow construction of a 430-acre commercial landfill on land in west Marana.
Michael Racy approached the Marana Town Council one more time Wednesday, representing DKL Holdings with regard to the company’s proposed Marana Regional Landfill.
For nearly all of 2010, people have deluged the Marana Town Council with facts, opinions, emotions, protests and demonstrations about the Marana Regional Landfill.
DKL Holdings, developer of the Marana Regional Landfill, has agreed to accept no more than 10 percent of its waste volume each year from out-of-state sources, DKL representative Michael Racy told the Marana Town Council and a huge audience Wednesday night.
Randy Metcalf / The Explorer, Landfill proponents, like Craig Young, wore t-shirts exclaiming their support; foes brought their signs to the chambers, as they have done for months.